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Director of Information Services
Birmingham, AL 35222
$110 -125K
Direct Hire

The Director of Information Services position is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of the Information Services (IS) department in order to serve business needs.
Manufacturing experience highly desired. Need someone that has managed an ERP transition project - could take at least 3 years

Provide secure, reliable, available, and stable business systems in a way that balances service level needs, risk management, and cost optimization.
Work with OMS leadership to align and shape IS in order to serve current business needs and strategies.
Actively partner with business areas in analysing problems and opportunities, and where called for, deliver IT-related solutions that help achieve business objectives.
Lead the IS team, creating a culture and work ethic that enables and supports the business in sales growth, productivity improvements, and cost efficiencies.
Drive IS in a way that establishes priorities, sets responsibilities and accountability, and drives project plans to successful completion.
Lead and direct all IS areas through subordinate and partner management, including infrastructure, production control, application support and development, business system analysis, and project delivery.
Oversee IS policies and procedures, technical standards, methods, and priorities.
Direct day-to-day management of IS plans, projects, performance, and related matters.
Stay abreast of new information and communication technologies and determine their applicability to the organization's long-term needs and goals.
Develop and manage relationships and performance with technology and outsource service providers.
Work with OMS leadership to plan and account for the IS and technology budget.
Facilitate and participate in strategic planning and champion appropriate initiatives.
Work with the President and CFO regarding all capital expenditure requests for approval.
Ensure any Internal or External Audit findings are corrected timely and appropriately.
Lead continuous improvement in all IS areas.

REQUIRED: To qualify for consideration an applicant must possess the following skills. Possession of these skills is a prerequisite for employment.

Education and Language Skills;
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Engineering, Information Technology, Management Information Systems or related discipline.
above average interpersonal skills
above average analytical and problem solving skills
above average written and verbal communication skills

Prior Experience:
5+ years of formal Information Services leadership with staffing, outsource service management, and budget management responsibilities
5+ years in technology contract negotiations
5+ years in project management
Business system implementation project delivery

Special training/experience: Strong PC skills with excellent Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, and Outlook knowledge.

Travel Requirements: Some travel may be required as-needed to meet business and department needs.

DESIRED: The following are considered as desired for this position; however, applicants may not be eliminated from consideration if they are not all possessed.

3-5 years in manufacturing systems environment
3-5 years in systems integration
Oracle EnterpriseOne ecosystem

Education: Masters of Information Services or Business Administration

*Wants someone who can build a team. Needs to be able to assess current technology and decide what should stay and what needs replaced, and with what. Also, needs to have completed an ERP transition.

For immediate consideration, please forward resume to (see below)


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Synergis

Synergis' programming team develops solutions that help integrate applications, reduce repetitive or time consuming tasks by understanding the unique challenges of leveraging technology to your advantage. Are you looking to improve your design time? Or reduce design errors and revisions? Or gain a competitive edge? How about eliminating redundant, value diminishing work processes? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then why not let Synergis Technologies develop a solution to automate your sales or drawing creation. Our experts understand that each design environment is unique and sometimes requires more than an "out-of-the-box" solution. Therefore our programming services are designed to leverage your existing software tools, and streamline your work processes. Synergis Technologies' process automation experts have a proven track record for developing solutions that provide the following results: Lower labor costs by improving efficiency Provide faster delivery of proposals and detailed drawings Reduce errors and revisions in documentation and drawings Increase production capacity without increased labor force Leverage existing software and technologies Retain and document product knowledge Eliminate duplicate data entry by integrating multiple software packages To speak to our process automation experts, please call 800-836-5440.

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